If those three measures pass, more states will be added to the list of places where healing from the drug war can begin, places where people will no longer face jail time because of a little nugget in their pockets.
“Dollarocracy” examines innovations in other democratic nations to solve our money-in-politics crisis.
The McCutcheon decision will boost the political power of the one percent at the expense of the rest of us. But it also adds to the urgency of the movement that's working to take back our democracy.
In 2013, 46 states introduced 237 bills designed to make voting easier, while restrictive measures were introduced in only 33.
At a time when politicians spend more time fundraising than making policy, the New Hampshire Rebellion aims to make political corruption the number-one issue in the 2016 election cycle.
As final results come in for Initiative 522, advocates of GMO labeling are saying we need to change the system, not just the supermarket.
Despite a recent Supreme Court ruling that hurt the Voting Rights Act, it's far from dead. Meanwhile, popular movements to defend voting rights are gathering momentum.
Civil rights advocates are calling the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder “a dagger in the heart of the Voting Rights Act" and “a call to action.”
Eight in ten Americans oppose the Supreme Court ruling, which allows unlimited corporate spending on U.S. elections. Delaware is the latest state to demand that Congress step in and overturn it.
Academy Award-winners are selected by algorithms that allow voters to rank candidates in order of preference, selecting backups if their first choices lose. What if we elected our leaders that way?
The movement to overturn Citizens United might just make 2012’s record election spending into the end of an era.
Despite widespread petitions and concerns about money in politics, corporations will provide funding for the inauguration of President Barack Obama.